RA Business Objects Job executing report in incorrect folder

Document ID : KB000087982
Last Modified Date : 14/04/2018
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Error Message :

If you are executing a Business Objects report that is located in a different folder but has the same name as a report in a parent folder, the parent folder's report will be executed.


1. Create a report in a Business Objects folder. 
2. Create a sub folder called s3thj9 
3. Copy the first report into the s3thj9 folder. 
4. Execute the report that is now in s3thj9. 

The report in item 1 will be executed.

The report in item 4 should be executed.

Cause type:
Root Cause: RA Business Objects Job executing report in incorrect folder with the same name
The RA BusinessObjects job would execute the Report in the incorrect folder. Previously, it was checking for the report name in each sub-directory until reaching the reports folder. Now, as of the released version listed below, it only checks the report name in the specified reports folder.

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
RA Business Objects 4.0.0 - Available
Additional Information:
Workaround :
Give all reports unique names when possible.